Category: Origination

Measuring the Severity of the National Housing Shortage

There is a severe housing shortage as a result of record-high home prices and rents in addition to record-low for-sale inventories and vacancies, according to a new analysis from the… Read more »

Year-End Report Shows Sellers made over $100k in Profit

A new iteration of ATTOM Data’s year-end U.S. Home Sales Report, which showed that home sellers collected a tidy average of $121,000 of profit on the typical home sale—putting that… Read more »

Office Space to Living Space: Conversions to Skyrocket in Major U.S. Cities

According to a new RentCafe report, over the past four years, there has been extraordinary growth in the conversion of office buildings into living spaces, with an estimated 12,100 apartments… Read more »

Bidding Wars Heating Up for Starter Homes

A new report from Zillow has found that entry-level home shoppers are dealing with faster-rising prices and more competition than those seeking more expensive homes. “Buyers shopping for the least-expensive… Read more »

1-in-20 Homes Now Valued Over $1M

Hot is just one of the words you could use to describe the housing market over the last two years, with demand significantly outpacing supply, which had a major impact… Read more »

Rising Rates Leave Fewer Affordable Home Options

New research conducted by First American has found that as mortgage rates have steadily risen (and look to continue this trend based on commentary from the Federal Reserve’s Open Market… Read more »